LOCAL NEWS | FEBRUARY 19, 2018

LOCAL NEWS | FEBRUARY 19, 2018

LOCAL NEWS | FEBRUARY 19, 2018

Authorities in Huntingdon County are searching for two missing teens.  According to State Police, a 16-year-old male and a 15-year-old female used a family vehicle to flee their respective homes on February 14th.  The last-known whereabouts of the two juveniles was Virginia.  The investigation will continue.

 

Governor Tom Wolf has outlined PennDOT’s plans to fix more locally-owned bridges and improve more than 1,100 miles of rural and low-volume roadway through multi-year investments included in his budget proposal.  The department is implementing five-year investment programs including a Rural Commercial Routes program that will improve low-volume roads through industry partnerships and with cost-effective treatments like Recycled Asphalt Paving (RAP) –  and rehabilitating or replacing at least 85 municipally-owned bridges. The program will invest $200 million over the five-year period on roadways seeing fewer than 3,000 vehicles daily.

 

An area man has been charged for violating Megan’s Law.  State Police at Newport say 26-year-old Calvin James McKinney provided a false address to authorities in violation of the yearly Megan’s Law update.

 

A 2015 Mount Union Area High School graduate is currently serving aboard the largest amphibious warship in the U.S. Navy. Petty Officer 3rd Class Kianne Aponte is a personnel specialist serving aboard USS Boxer, based in San Diego. As a Navy personnel specialist, the Mount Union native is responsible for maintaining the records for everyone that is on the ship.  The Boxer is an amphibious assault ship that resembles a small aircraft carrier.  Approximately 3,000 Sailors and Marines serve aboard the ship.

 

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